Tukiriza Women & Girls Network

Organization Description: 

Tukiriza Women & Girls Newtork is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) that is working to restore the lives of refugee women and girls who have been victims of some form of Gender Based Violence with particular care and support to those who are survivors of rape and defilement during war in their home countries. We are passionate about seeing the oppression of women/girls come to an end and it is our directive to assist in empowering them to see them live lives of dignity, have access to their basic needs and rights, to advocate for their justice and to train them with skills so they are able to be financially sustained. Our mission is to empower women and girls to attain holistic and spiritual growth through pyschosocial support, counseling, life skills development, vocational skills training and advocacy. Within refugee camps around the world women/girls are not being heard or helped. TWGN wants more than anything to amplify their voices and help them to find freedom through a restored life that is full of promise, potential and success.

P.O. Box 1086
Mbarara, 256
Mission Statement: 

To empower women and girls to attain holistic and spiritual growth through pyschosocial support, counseling, life skills development, vocational training and advocacy.

Organizational Statement of Faith: 

We believe in on true God who created the universe and everything in it.
(Isaiah 43: 10-13; Isaiah 44: 24; Deut. 6: 4; 1 Corinthians 8: 4-6)

We believe that God became flesh, through Jesus Christ and He is one with God.
(John 1:1-5; John 1:14-18; Isaiah 9: 6-7; John 17:20-23; John 17:5; John 16:27-30; John 14:7-11;)

We believe Jesus Christ was born of a virgin. In saying this, We believe Mary was a virgin when she 'gave birth'.
(Luke 1: 26-38)

We believe Jesus died on the Cross for our sins, that we may be forgiven. And that He was raised to life on the third day.
(Luke 23: 33-34; Luke 24: 1-7; Isaiah 53: 3-7)

We believe we have 'eternal life' by accepting Jesus Christ as our personal Lord and Savior.
(1 John 5: 10-12; Romans 10:9; Acts 4:11-12; Colossians 2:6; Ephesians 3:16-19; Ephesians 5:18; 1 Timothy 2:5)

We believe in being 'baptized' by full-immersion after receiving Jesus as Lord and Savior. We do not believe that water baptism saves a person. Salvation is a free gift by accepting Jesus.
(Romans 6: 3-4; Matthew 28: 19; Ephesians 2: 8-10)

We believe in the work of the Holy Spirit through ordinary people, and that the gifts of the Holy Spirit are relevant for today.
(1 Corinthians 12, John 1: 33; Acts 1: 5-9, 2: 1-18; 1 Cor. 14: 2-4, 14-19)

We believe that the word of God (the Bible) is the only authority, and is inspired by the Holy Spirit, and is the only truth that we must live by. We do not believe or accept any other teachings and beliefs, there is only 'One Truth'.
(2 Timothy 3: 16-17; Hebrews 4: 12; 1 Peter 1: 25; Mark 13: 31)

We believe that Jesus Christ will come back again to gather up His Church.
(Acts 1: 11; 1 Thessalonians 4: 13-18)

We believe there is a real 'Heaven' and a real 'Hell'. And where we spend our eternity is determined by which one we choose while we're alive. There are no second chances after 'Death'.
(Revelation 21: 22-27, 20: 10-15; Hebrews 9: 27-28)

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